1. 3 Tips To Socialize Your Four-Legged Friend

    In an ideal world, every dog would be able to socialize appropriately with other people and animals. Unfortunately, this is often not the case, and it’s up to the dog owner to teach his or her dog how to overcome aggression when they lunge at squirrels, the mailman, or other canines. While socializing your dog can be a challenge, it’s certainly not impossible. That’s why, in this blog, we’…Read More

  2. Why Puppy Preschool Is So Important For Your Dog

    If you’ve recently adopted a new puppy, or you’re thinking about adopting one in the future, it’s important to start training your furry friend before they develop bad habits like jumping, biting, and barking. While some pet owners stray away from these programs because they are afraid of the expense, there are many affordable puppy training programs available. In this blog post, we’ll dis…Read More

  3. Potty Training Tips for the New Dog Owner

    If you recently adopted a new puppy, you’re probably excited to start teaching your four-legged friend new tricks. From basic obedience commands to advanced tricks, dog training can be both an engaging and rewarding experience for you and your dog. By nature, your furry friend wants your approval, however it’s up to you to teach your new family member how to properly behave inside and outside …Read More

  4. Dealing With Separation Anxiety In Dogs

    While separation anxiety is common among humans, it also exists in the lives of our beloved four-legged friends. A dog that suffers from separation anxiety will commonly act out and become destructive when left alone. If your dog becomes panicky, vocal or ruinous every time you leave the house, there’s a good chance they could be suffering from separation anxiety. If neglected for too long, your…Read More

  5. More Tips for Walking Your Dog

    In our last blog, we looked at one of the keys to successfully walking your dog: choosing the right equipment. Choosing the wrong equipment can set you up for failure before you even step foot out the door. Here, we will look at some tips to help you once you are ready for your walk. Maintain control from the get-go A good walk begins before you even signal to your dog that it is time for a walk. …Read More

  6. Tips for Walking Your Dog

    In all the time that we’ve been offering Mooresville dog training, one of the most common requests we get is for help mastering the walk. Being able to walk your dog successfully is one of the cornerstones of an effective training program. Over the next two blogs, we will look at some simple tips to help you master the walk. Pick the right leash and collar One of the keys to mastering the dog w…Read More

  7. How to Calm an Aggressive Dog

    In our last blog, we looked at a few different ways that your dog will warn you when they are feeling aggressive. By understanding the body language cues and oral clues that your dog gives you during the initial onset of an aggressive feeling, you are in a much better position to calm your dog down before they lash out and act on their feelings. Please take the time to read the previous blog befor…Read More

  8. How to Recognize an Aggressive Dog

    Aggression is one of the most common reasons people seek Mooresville dog training. Aggression in dogs covers a wide range of behaviors, and learning to recognize them can give you the necessary lead time to de-escalate a potentially dangerous situation. Over the course of the next two blogs, we will be looking at how to recognize aggressive behaviors, and also how to calm down a dog who is getting…Read More

  9. Learning to Recognize Dog Vocalizations, Part Two

    In our last blog, we talked about a couple of common dog vocalizations: barking and howling. Understanding the differences in your dog’s vocalizations is a great base to build your training off of. If you are looking for a great dog training program in Mooresville, give us a call today. Here, we will look at three more vocalizations and what they likely mean: Whimpering Whimpering usually occurs…Read More

  10. Learning to Recognize Dog Vocalizations

    Understanding your dog’s vocalizations is a key step in learning how to best train them. Communication is key in dog training, and knowing what your dog is trying to tell you is a big part of this. If you can’t understand what they are trying to convey, it will be hard for you to work with them. In this two-part blog series, we will go over some of the basic dog vocalizations and what they mea…Read More